Foothills wineries win big in State Fair wine tasting competition

Sierra Foothills wineries, from Auburn to Lincoln to Grass Valley and Nevada City, won big in this year’s wine tasting competition for the California State Fair. “Best of Class” winners included Lone Buffalo, Viña Castellano and Wise Villa – which won 12 medals. Viña Castellano won a “Double Gold,” “Best of California and Best of […]

Fall Colors Getaways in Nevada City, Grass Valley and Truckee-Tahoe

WITH GRASS VALLEY AND NEVADA CITY AS A BASE, visitors can view fall colors in historic towns and along the “roads less traveled” — Hwys. 49, 174 & 20. Enjoy the splendor of fall, along with food & wine, arts & culture, history, shopping and recreation. NEVADA CITY Check into a B&B, inn or motel: […]

Foothill wineries win at California State Fair

Here are some foothill wineries that won awards at the California State Fair Wine Competition: Avanguardia won a bronze for Due Fiore (a red varietal blend). Clavey Vineyards & Winery won a bronze (Syrah). Lucchesi won a gold for its Sauvignon Blanc. Montoliva won two silvers (Sierra Bella, red varietal blend; and Teroldego). Nevada City […]